City of Independence Wastewater Plant Operator I in Independence, Kansas
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December 28, 2022
WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR I
The City of Independence will accept applications at Kansas Works, 317 N. Penn Avenue, Independence, KS 67301, for a
Wastewater Plant Operator I for work at the Wastewater Plant. Alternately, applicants may also apply online at this link:
Under direction, on an assigned shift maintains and operates sewage treatment plant and related functions, and performs a
variety of skilled tasks in the care and maintenance of plant equipment, facilities, and grounds.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Performs laboratory tests as required
Performs minor repairs and standard maintenance to plant and substation equipment
Maintains grounds around plant and lagoons
Performs additional duties as assigned
Knowledge of the methods, equipment, materials, and terminology used in the operation and care of plant equipment
Knowledge of the principles of metering devices
Ability to perform minor repairs to plant equipment
Ability to execute appointed tasks in accordance with established safety procedures
Ability to read gauges and recording devices
Ability to keep routine records
Ability to use a wide variety of hand tools
Ability to listen to, follow and communicate oral and written instructions
Ability to work well with a small team
Education and Experience
Completion of high school or GED required; associates degree preferred
One year of experience in the maintenance and operation of a wastewater plant or other public utilities facility re-
A current Kansas drivers license
Certification as a Kansas Class I or II Wastewater Operator
Compliance with state mandated continuing education requirements
Must be available to work nights, in shifts, overtime, and weekends
Intense physical effort is required. Individual must be able to sit, stand, walk, lift, carry, push, pull, climb, balance,
stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, handle, grasp, speak, and listen for extended periods of time.
Work involves continuous exposure to hazardous substances, potentially dangerous situations, unpleasant work condi-
tions such as adverse weather conditions or extreme risk of accident or ill health.
SALARY RANGE: The starting salary for this position is \$17.87 per hour plus benefits.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until Filled.
THE CITY OF INDEPENDENCE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER